The Education of Auma Obama – A documentary film by Branwen Okpako

This is a follow up on one of our previous postings on the African Movie Academy Awards 2012, where we cross-posted the results of the winning films. We are here highlighting the winning Diaspora Documentary by Branwen Okpako: “The Education of Auma Obama”. Auma Obama has always been an activist for social justice and especially towards…

Support request for the Who’s World Media Project

In October this year, I was accepted as a Ford Foundation Fellow through the UNITY journalists of Color organization. This program provides the opportunity for journalists of color to become entrepreneurs. I was awarded the fellowship based on a project I created, The Who’s World Media Project, which highlights the hidden treasures of Black history and culture around the…

Khadarlis’ continued support in Sierra Leone – supply for the clinic, library, school, …

In a previous post, Aisha Khadar Desince – Director of Khadarlis for Sierra Leone – reported to you how she returned to the now war-torn village of her childhood Jimi, in the Southern province of Sierra Leone after 15 years in the US. She described how it felt meeting again beloved ones that remained in the ruins after…

The perfect fit: WanguJeans

Denmark-based designer cooperation is launching a new jeans-concept – WANGU JEANS. Here is their press release: It can be difficult to find the perfect pair of jeans, especially if you are more curved than others. Toniah Pedersen knows this well – and she is now set to do something about it. The X Factor choreographer has now become…